State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 25, 2013
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Skoe, Miller, Sparks, Westrom and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 700: A bill for an act relating to transportation; incorporating federal laws by reference; exempting certain vehicles from hours of service requirements; exempting covered farm vehicles from specified regulation; and modifying requirements for USDOT numbers on farm trucks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 168.185; 221.012, by adding a subdivision; 221.031, subdivision 2; 221.0314, subdivisions 9, 9a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 701: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local taxes authorized; city of Bemidji.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden; Sparks; Rosen; Pederson, J. and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 702: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public housing rehabilitation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eken; Sparks; Reinert; Pederson, J. and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 703: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the wastewater infrastructure funding program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Eaton, Lourey, Nelson and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 704: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a child protection screening work group for the purpose of establishing consistency in child protection screening; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 626.556, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sparks, Sieben, Ingebrigtsen and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 705: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) Conservation Reserve; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 706: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying pilot programs for health care delivery networks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.0756.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 707: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for extended time and area learning center programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 126C.05, subdivision 8; 126C.10, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 708: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lanesboro Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Reinert and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 709: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Authority for water facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Kent, Nelson, Stumpf and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 710: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the Minnesota Principals' Academy.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray, Wiger and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 711: A bill for an act relating to education; implementing integration revenue replacement advisory task force recommendations; repurposing integration revenue by establishing the "Achievement and Integration for Minnesota" program to increase student performance and equitable educational opportunities and prepare all students to be effective citizens; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Thompson and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 712: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing enhanced penalties for causing the death of or assaulting a prosecuting attorney; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 609.185; 609.221, subdivision 2; 609.2231, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Saxhaug, Goodwin, Rosen and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 713: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; extending the duration of an early retirement incentive program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 136F.481; Laws 2009, chapter 169, article 6, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 714: A bill for an act relating to agriculture finance; appropriating money for the Forever Green Agriculture Initiative at the University of Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Bonoff and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 715: A bill for an act relating to education; postsecondary; establishing the governor's budget for higher education; appropriating money to the Office of Higher Education, the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Clinic; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 136A.121, subdivisions 2, 5; 136A.125, subdivisions 2, 4; 136A.126, subdivision 1; 136A.131, by adding a subdivision; 136A.233, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 4830.0100, subpart 5, item F.
Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03, referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Bonoff, Rest, Limmer and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 716: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating the assessment of need and routing of certain transmission lines.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Bonoff, Rest, Wiklund, Nelson and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 717: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring designation of an individual to monitor compliance with underage drinking laws during transportation provided by a motor carrier of passengers or limousine service; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 718: A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing a pilot program to fund a mediation program in Rice County through a surcharge on district court filing fees; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Torres Ray and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 719: A bill for an act relating to education finance; phasing out the special education tuition reimbursement for nonresident students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 125A.11, subdivision 1; 127A.47, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Cohen, Pappas, Torres Ray, Marty and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 720: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the state aid for developmental screening; authorizing certain students over the age of 21 who attend a contract alternative program to continue to receive instruction at that school until graduation; modifying pupil transportation options in certain circumstances; extending certain school district bonding authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 121A.19; 123B.88, subdivision 22; 123B.92, subdivision 1; 124D.68, subdivisions 2, 3; 125A.51; 128D.11, subdivision 3; Laws 2007, chapter 146, article 4, section 12.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiklund, Eken, Clausen, Torres Ray and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 721: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring various activities at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to assist students undecided on a major course of study; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Pederson, J. and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 722: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating homeowner's insurance coverages and residential contracting claims; regulating claims practices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 65A.27, subdivision 1; 72A.201, subdivision 4; 325E.66, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Pappas, Torres Ray, Cohen, Franzen and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 723: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for the treatment of unlawful immigrants with respect to financial aid and tuition at public postsecondary institutions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 136A.101, subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 724: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing Start Seeing Motorcycles special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Scalze, Rosen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 725: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying soil and water conservation district consolidation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 103C.211; 103C.311, subdivision 1; 103C.401, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Scalze, Rosen, Sparks and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 726: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying authority of Board of Water and Soil Resources; modifying local levy authority; modifying disposition of certain funds; modifying soil loss ordinance provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 103B.101, by adding a subdivision; 103B.335; 103B.3369, subdivision 5; 103C.501, subdivision 4; 103F.405, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Wiklund, Eken and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 727: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.0911, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiklund, Eken and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 728: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for the expedited issuance of food stamps; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 393.07, subdivision 10a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Bonoff, Wiklund and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 729: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; making the free deer license for disabled veterans permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97A.441, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Bonoff, Rest, Nelson, Rosen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 730: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the small business investment credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Nelson, Wiger, Ruud, Torres Ray and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 731: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an advisory task force on improving teacher quality by increasing the number of K-12 teachers with master's degrees in a relevant content area.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Koenen and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 732: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a credit for volunteer first responders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Marty and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 733: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing courts to recognize a necessity defense for certain criminal, administrative, and civil cases involving natural herbs of the genus Cannabis; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 634.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Pappas, Dibble, Cohen and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 734: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Como Regional Park access and circulation improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Johnson, Dibble, Sparks and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 735: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating an Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution in the Bureau of Mediation Services; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Metzen, Tomassoni, Housley, Sparks and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 736: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mighty Ducks grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 240A.09.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Osmek; Pederson, J. ; Franzen; Pratt and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 737: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing Start Seeing Motorcycles special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 738: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Seidl's Lake flood mitigation project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Johnson, Wiger, Nelson, Torres Ray and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 739: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the annual program growth factor for adult basic education aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 124D.531, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nelson, Wiger, Ruud, Torres Ray and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 740: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a career and technical education advisory task force for improving student outcomes in grades 11 to 14.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hayden, Latz, Eaton, Marty and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 741: A bill for an act relating to public health; providing grants to reduce reproductive health disparities for Somali women; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pederson, J. and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 742: A bill for an act relating to transportation; contracts; establishing a public-private partnership pilot program and related regulations.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 743: A bill for an act relating to courts; increasing the fees paid to witnesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 357.22.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Goodwin, Lourey, Johnson, Sheran and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 744: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing immunity for underage possession or consumption of alcohol for a person seeking assistance for self or another; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 340A.503, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dziedzic and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 745: A bill for an act relating to data practices; extending the classification of private data maintained by a library to a vendor providing electronic data services under contract with a library; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.40, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sparks, Miller and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 746: A bill for an act relating to public safety; fire and police department aid; modifying threshold for financial reports and audits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 69.051, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dahle, Schmit and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 747: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mill Towns state trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 748: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating preneed funeral insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 60A.02, subdivision 28; 61A.258, by adding a subdivision; 72A.207.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 749: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying rulemaking authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 84.027, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Pappas, Hayden, Sheran and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 750: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; establishing a grant to the Minnesota Humanities Commission for a reading program for Minnesota children; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 751: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a flood hazard mitigation grant to the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fischbach, Koenen, Stumpf, Eken and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 752: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring licensure of certain facilities that perform abortions; requiring a licensing fee; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Koenen, Stumpf, Benson, Gazelka and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 753: A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs for funding abortions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sparks, Tomassoni, Weber and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 754: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the commissioner of employment and economic development for a grant to Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 755: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting participants in the national school lunch program from discriminating against eligible children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 123B.37, subdivision 2; 124D.111, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Schmit, Sparks and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 756: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing Minnesota Zoo certain wild animal exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 85A.02, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 757: A bill for an act relating to water; modifying performance review requirements for local water management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 103B.102, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 758: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying authority of Board of Water and Soil Resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 103B.101, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hayden and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 759: A bill for an act relating to education; proposing to establish alternative routes to a standard diploma for at-risk and off-track students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 120B.35, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 760: A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending the time period for a continuance without adjudication in a juvenile delinquency case; requiring approval by the prosecutor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 260B.198, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 761: A bill for an act relating to health plan regulation; regulating policy and contract coverages; conforming state law to federal requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 13.7191, subdivision 12; 43A.23, subdivision 1; 43A.317, subdivision 6; 60A.08, subdivision 15; 62A.011, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 62A.02, by adding a subdivision; 62A.03, subdivision 1; 62A.04, subdivision 2; 62A.047; 62A.049; 62A.136; 62A.149, subdivision 1; 62A.17, subdivisions 2, 6; 62A.21, subdivision 2b; 62A.28, subdivision 2; 62A.302; 62A.615; 62A.65, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7; 62C.14, subdivision 5; 62C.142, subdivision 2; 62D.02, by adding a subdivision; 62D.07, subdivision 3; 62D.095; 62D.12, by adding a subdivision; 62D.181, subdivision 7; 62D.30, subdivision 8; 62E.02, by adding a subdivision; 62E.04, subdivision 4; 62E.06, subdivision 1; 62E.09; 62E.10, subdivision 7; 62H.04; 62L.02, subdivisions 11, 14a, 26, by adding a subdivision; 62L.03, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6; 62L.045, subdivisions 2, 4; 62L.05, subdivision 10; 62L.06; 62L.08; 62L.12, subdivision 2; 62M.05, subdivision 3a; 62M.06, subdivision 1; 62Q.01, by adding subdivisions; 62Q.021; 62Q.17, subdivision 6; 62Q.18, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.19, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.23; 62Q.43, subdivision 2; 62Q.47; 62Q.52; 62Q.55; 62Q.68, subdivision 1; 62Q.69, subdivision 3; 62Q.70, subdivisions 1, 2; 62Q.71; 62Q.73; 62Q.75, subdivision 1; 62Q.80, subdivision 2; 72A.20, subdivision 35; 471.61, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 62Q; 72A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 62A.65, subdivision 6; 62E.02, subdivision 7; 62E.16; 62E.20; 62L.02, subdivisions 4, 18, 19, 23; 62L.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13; 62L.081; 62L.10; 62Q.37, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hoffman, Marty and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 762: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the medical assistance income standard for seniors and persons with disabilities; requiring the commissioner to request authority to continue current home and community-based services waiver policy on treatment of a nonassisted spouse's income and assets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.056, subdivisions 4, as amended, 5c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahle, Dibble, Marty and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 763: A bill for an act relating to energy; increasing and extending the renewable energy standard to 2030; establishing a solar energy standard; exempting renewable energy projects from the certificate of need process; requiring uniform reporting of rate impacts of meeting the renewable energy standard; modifying the treatment and trading of renewable energy credits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 216B.1645, subdivision 2a; 216B.1691, subdivisions 2a, 2e, 4, by adding a subdivision; 216B.243, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216B.243, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Pappas, Saxhaug, Goodwin, Rosen and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 764: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system faculty retirement coverage elections; eliminating a sunset date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 354B.21, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Pappas, Saxhaug, Goodwin, Rosen and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 765: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Colleges and University System faculty members; increasing the maximum for the annuitant retire-to-work provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 352.1155, subdivisions 1, 4; 354.445; 354A.31, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Pappas, Lourey, Goodwin, Torres Ray and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 766: A bill for an act relating to state employees; requiring that health insurance benefits be made available to domestic partners of state employees if they are also made available to spouses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 43A.02, by adding a subdivision; 43A.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 767: A bill for an act relating to education finance; removing obsolete language from the calculation of referendum equalization revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.17, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Eaton, Latz and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 768: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; prohibiting waivers of liability for negligent conduct; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Jensen, Wiger, Schmit, Eaton and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 769: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying certain statutory provisions relating to crime victim rights and programs; providing for a restitution working group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 611A.0315; 611A.036, subdivision 7; 629.72, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 7; 629.73; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Johnson, Pappas, Wiklund, Metzen and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 770: A bill for an act relating to cosmetologists; establishing continuing education requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 155A.27, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hayden, Pappas, Latz, Champion and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 771: A bill for an act relating to housing; landlord and tenant; creating additional remedies for victims of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 484.014, by adding a subdivision; 504B.001, by adding subdivisions; 504B.165; 504B.178, subdivision 7; 504B.206, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 504B.241, by adding a subdivision; 504B.285, subdivision 1; 504B.291, subdivision 1; 504B.321, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kent; Pederson, J. ; Senjem and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 772: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying the sign franchise program; making changes to the trunk highway emergency relief account; modifying requirements for variances from rules and engineering standards for the county state-aid highway and municipal state-aid street systems; amending a definition in the formula for apportionment to cities; modifying the public transit participation program; updating railroad crossing warning sign requirements; making conforming changes to medical waiver requirements for intrastate motor carrier drivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 160.80, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 161.04, subdivision 5; 162.02, subdivision 3a; 162.09, subdivision 3a; 162.13, subdivision 2; 174.24, subdivision 5a; 219.17; 219.18; 219.20; 221.0314, subdivisions 2, 3a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 174.24, subdivision 5; Minnesota Rules, part 8820.3300, subpart 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Kent, Scalze, Wiger, Sieben and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 773: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Gateway Corridor transit way; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ruud, Gazelka and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 774: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Camp Ripley/Veterans State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Housley, Clausen, Dahle, Chamberlain and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 775: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting the construction of schools near former landfills; requiring notice by schools located near former landfills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 123B.51, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Petersen, B. ; Nelson and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 776: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an equity and opportunity in education tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden, Sheran, Lourey and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 777: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing medical assistance eligibility for inmates while they are inpatients in a medical institution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.055, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas, Bakk, Hayden and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 778: A bill for an act relating to collective bargaining; authorizing collective bargaining for family child care providers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 779: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; modifying the special account for I-394 parking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 161.1231, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Anderson and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 780: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; permitting a Wright County Highway Department employee to purchase service credit for a period of omitted contributions.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hoffman, Johnson, Stumpf, Jensen and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 781: A bill for an act relating to libraries; appropriating money for online homework help services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Cohen, Pappas, Ingebrigtsen and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 782: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Como Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Wiger, Franzen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 783: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for safe and supportive schools; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 120B.36, subdivision 1; 121A.55; 121A.69, subdivision 3; 122A.18, subdivision 1; 122A.60, subdivisions 1a, 3; 124D.10, subdivision 8; 124D.895, subdivision 1; 124D.8955; 125B.15; 127A.42, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 121A.03; 121A.0695.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dahms, Senjem and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 784: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Canby Theatre; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 785: A bill for an act relating to public health; appropriating money to study perfluorochemical levels.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Schmit, Sheran, Dahle and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 786: A bill for an act relating to environment; allowing the creation of a joint powers board related to silica sand mining in southeastern Minnesota; providing for silica sand extraction taxing authority; allowing an extension or renewal of interim ordinances for new permits for silica sand mining and facilities; requiring a generic environmental impact statement report; modifying environmental review; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116D.04, subdivisions 2a, 2b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 298; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116Y.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Marty, Hoffman, Eaton and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 787: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the definition of mental illness in the Adult Mental Health Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 245.462, subdivision 20.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Hayden and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 788: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the Child Care Affordability Act; modifying child care assistance programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivision 9; 119B.035, subdivision 1; 119B.05, subdivisions 1, 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivisions 1, 4a; 119B.11, subdivision 1; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 119B.231, subdivision 5; 256.017, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 119B.011, subdivision 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.09, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Kent, Nelson, Clausen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 789: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting schools and school districts from placing a student multiple times with an ineffective teacher; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.41, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Marty, Senjem, Hayden, Dahms and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 790: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing nursing facility and elderly waiver rate increases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Koenen, Rest and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 791: A bill for an act relating to tobacco taxes; updating the definition of tobacco products and adding a definition for moist snuff; increasing the fee imposed on the sale of nonsettlement cigarettes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 297F.01, subdivision 19, by adding subdivisions; 297F.05, subdivisions 3, 4; 297F.09, subdivisions 2, 3; 297F.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eken, Rosen, Nelson, Koenen and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 792: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing nursing facility and elderly waiver rate increases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahle, Carlson, Stumpf, Brown and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 793: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing nursing facility and elderly waiver rate increases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 794: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Proctor to impose food, beverage, and entertainment taxes.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 795: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Proctor to impose an additional 1/2 percent sales and use tax; providing for local approval of certain laws and validating certain actions of the city; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 4, section 18, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Schmit and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 796: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying commissioner's authorities and duties; modifying definitions; modifying watercraft provisions; providing for certain license seizures; modifying game and fish license provisions; modifying trespass law; modifying requirements for taking game and fish; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 84.027, subdivision 13, by adding subdivisions; 86B.005, subdivision 18, by adding subdivisions; 86B.301, subdivision 2; 86B.501, subdivision 1; 86B.825, subdivision 2; 97A.045, subdivision 1; 97A.051, subdivision 2; 97A.135, subdivision 3; 97A.420, subdivision 1; 97A.445, subdivision 1; 97A.451, subdivisions 3, 3b, 4; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3; 97A.485, subdivision 6; 97B.001, subdivisions 3, 4, 7; 97B.0215; 97B.022, subdivision 2; 97B.055, subdivision 2; 97B.112; 97C.341; 97C.376, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97A.451, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.